Recipe courtesy of Nicolas Boutin

Poisson Cru with Coconut Milk and Lime

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  • Level: None
  • Total: 20 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 pound fresh yellowfin tuna, cut into about 1/2-inch dice

3 tablespoons lime juice

Sea salt

1 cup fresh coconut milk

1/4 cup peeled and 2-inch-diced carrots

1/4 cup peeled, seeded and 2-inch-diced cucumber

2 tomatoes peeled, seeded and cut into 2-inch dice, or cherry tomatoes cut in half

Freshly ground pepper

1 tablespoon finely chopped scallion


  1. In a bowl, combine the tuna, lemon juice and some salt and let marinate for 5 minutes. Drain the lemon juice and add the coconut milk, carrots, cucumbers and tomatoes to the bowl. Mix together and add salt and pepper to taste. Serve in a bowl (or half fresh coconut shell if possible) add the scallions on top.